NLHS Campus Director
Dr. Jose Ortiz
Principal of NLHS Multi-Magnet Campus
Dr. Ortiz served as the Principal at C.B Jennings International Education Magnet School 2017-2018 school year and Bennie Dover Jackson Multi Magnet Campus in 2019-2020 school year. Dr. Ortiz experience also served as Assistant Superintendent of Secondary School Redesign at the Southbridge Public Schools in Massachusetts. His career began in the classroom, teaching bilingual elementary and high school students in the Waterbury Public Schools. He later became the Associate Principal at Windham Middle School. He also served as principal of a K-8 intra-district dual-language immersion magnet school in New Britain and spent time as the Chief Academic Officer for Scholastic International in Puerto Rico where he led and managed school improvement efforts in 56 elementary and secondary schools throughout the island. We are happy to welcome him in the 2020-2021 school year as the new Principal of the New London High School Multi Magnet Campus. Dr. Ortizcomes to NLPS with a passion for children and with an expertisein: (1) ELL, supporting International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum, (2) leading School Turnaround work, and (3) teaching learning, and leading. We are thrilled to welcome him to the team!